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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Greece

The Hellenic Initiative Launches Fundraising Campaign to Help Greece Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

The Hellenic Initiative has launched a fundraising campaign (THI COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund) aimed at raising donations from Greeks and Philhellenes of the Diaspora...

Germany Confronted with History Once Again

Andreas Theophanous* With the spread of COVID-19 in most countries of the world, in addition to the casualties, the health issues and the disruption of...

Identity Politics and the Cyprus Issue

By:  Demetra Demetriou Identity politics has always lied at the core of the Cyprus issue. Formerly set on religion and ethnonationalism, ethnic identities on the...

American Officers Witness the Unfolding of a Genocide

Haunting New Collection Unveils Firsthand Accounts of the Systematic Killing of Greeks in Turkey in the 1920s Orleans, LA: In the years following World War...

Ambassador Pyatt’s Message to American citizens in Greece on COVID-19

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP885uPyt2s&feature=emb_titleThe United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffry Pyatt, shared a heartwarming video message to comfort the American citizens in Greece."I wanted to take a...

Greece Celebrated March 25th Dual Religious and Independence Day Holiday from Homes

By Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor March 25th is the dual holiday for the Greek nation, celebrating the 1821 Greek Revolution and the Annunciation of the...

AHEPA Commemorates Greek Independence Day

First, and foremost, please stay safe during the challenge presented by the coronavirus global pandemic. We have issued a series of communications and set-up a resource webpage. The health,...

AHI Urges U.S. Government to Keep Engaged on the Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC — American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo out of concern the international community will lose...

Corfu magic

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”        ― Gerald Durrell on Corfu, My Family and Other...

On the Road in Greece: Georgiadis Accessories & Souvenirs, Alexandroupolis, Greece

By Catherine TsounisAlexandroupolis is a modern city of Thrace that lied on our itinerary for a summer 2019 Kapogiannis tour. When we crossed the...

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou addresses the Greek Diaspora on the occasion of March 25th

My dear countrymen,Greek and Greeks abroad,It is with great pleasure that I address today to you, the Greek Greeks, for the first time since...

Supreme President responds to New York Times Article on Border Crisis

ORDER OF AHEPA March 12, 2020 Letters to the EditorNew York Times620 Eighth AvenueNew York, N.Y. 10018 Dear Editor: The reporting of Greek-Turkish border incidents...

The Hellenic Initiative Fuels the Work of Kivotos Tour Kosmou with $20,000

(ATHENS, GREECE, March 11) The Hellenic Initiative (THI) empowered the humanitarian work of the NGO “Ark ofthe World- Kivotos tou Kosmou” with a $20,000 donation. Through...

Call to Action: Implore U.S. Congress to Act on the Migrant Crisis in Greece

 On behalf of the Order of the Sons of Pericles and the youth in the Hellenic community, we ask all of our members and...

Hermes Expo is ever-changing, but its mission is as relevant as ever: fostering mutual business relationships

You could say that West Germany was partly responsible for the Hermes Expo and the Hellenic News of America.  Both were created by Paul Kotrotsios...

Latest news

Greek-American author publishes novel honoring Greece and Cyprus

Peter T. Tomaras announces the availability of his novel, Innkeeper.  This intercontinental love story features Tino, born of immigrant Greek parents in blue-collar Lorain,...

WWBT is trying to positively impact the lives of refugees on Lesvos

When We Band Together' (WWBT), is a non-profit organization providing positive and safe places for displaced people stuck at the Moria refugee camp in...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Supports the Urgent Work of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee

New York, NY – Today, July 6, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America reiterated his support of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) as...

Emerging from Covid: Running your business in the new normal

As states begin to reopen and adjust to the new normal, we thought it would be helpful to share our insight on some of...

Metaxia Kousombos of Philadelphia, PA, has passed away

Metaxia (SIA) Kousombos nee Kolokouris Wife of George Kousombos Mother of Maria (Robert) and Arthur (Lauren) Grandmother of Matthew Kerwin and Juliette Kousombos Survived by her sister Maria...